Lockdown in SA: Nurses union welcomes alcohol ban

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (Denosa) has expressed support for the controversial decision to ban alcohol, under Level 3 of the lockdown. In his address to the nation on Monday, 28 December 2020, Ramaphsoa announced a series of stringent...

Spike in alcohol-induced trauma cases causing concern in WC

Soaring trauma cases are not only placing strain on hospitals, but on state morgues and cemeteries too, the Western Cape provincial government has said. Last weekend, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crews responded to about 746 weapon assault incidents and 358...